Gannett Engages InnerWorkings to Manage Its Non-Newspaper Print Products

MCLEAN, VA—Sept. 10, 2012—Gannett Co. has entered into a partnership with InnerWorkings Inc. to exclusively manage print procurement and print management for its non-newspaper print products, such as direct mail, marketing collateral, inserts and select publications, among other items.

“With InnerWorkings, we are streamlining our third-party printing across our business units,” said Evan Ray, president of Gannett Publishing Services. “Through this partnership, we will further enhance cost savings for the company.”

This agreement is part of the ongoing Gannett Publishing Services initiative to consolidate and drive efficiencies within the production and distribution of its print products.

“We are excited to partner with Gannett on such a comprehensive print management solution. Gannett is a leading media company and we believe there is significant opportunity for us to help Gannett improve the efficiency of its third-party print production operation while maintaining its high brand standards,” said John Eisel, chief operating officer at InnerWorkings.

About Gannett
Gannett Co. is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform.

About InnerWorkings
InnerWorkings Inc. is a leading global marketing supply chain company servicing corporate clients across a wide range of industries. With proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and deep domain expertise, the Company procures, manages and delivers printed materials and promotional products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution. InnerWorkings is based in Chicago, employs approximately 1,200 individuals, and maintains 44 global offices. Among the many industries InnerWorkings’ services are: retail, financial services, hospitality, non-profits, healthcare, food & beverage, broadcasting & cable, education, transportation and utilities.

Source: InnerWorkings.

  • mr_townhall

    More "middleman" additional costs to endusers. Brokers-the bane of the industry.